The Mandel Public Library in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida is hiring! We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Librarian to join our team and pilot a new grant funded outreach program! Are you community focused, detail -orientated, interested in working with children and families? Are you a self-starter, well organized and comfortable with technology? Do you have experience helping students with homework or adults with job readiness or English as a second language? The Mandel Public Library is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the position of Associate Librarian.
Under limited supervision, provides customer oriented, reference programs and outreach services to the general public; and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with a major in the Arts and Sciences is required for this position. Education will be verified using the "Education Requirements" listed below. Two (2) years of related experience in a field such as teaching, technology, social work or book sales is required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
A current and valid Florida driver's license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver's license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
Education Requirements: To be considered valid (or verified) for position qualification purposes, and consistent with City Hiring Policy 4-5, a High School, GED or equivalent diploma, and all higher education degrees or certifications must have been issued by:
a) a public education institution in the State of Florida or any State or Territory of the United States; or
b) an institution accredited by an accrediting organization that is recognized by the Florida Department of Education or the U.S. Department of Education; or
c) an institution that is accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
International degrees will be evaluated to determine if they satisfy qualification requirements. The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview, or other assessment method.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Please apply online by Tuesday, November 24th at 5PM at: https://www.wpb.org/government/human-resources/job-opportunities